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  1. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Political Parties Integrity Act 2014 (No. 9 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-12 | SLB-2014-L-98707

  2. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution (Status of Magistrates) (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 5 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-01 | SLB-2014-L-98703

  3. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2013 (No. 4 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-23 | SLB-2013-L-98702

  4. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2009 (Act No. 9 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-08 | SLB-2009-L-85455

    Amends sections 77-80, 85 and 87 concerning functions of the Deputy Chief Justice.

  5. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Constitution

    The Constitution (Amendment) Act 2008 (Act No. 10 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2008-12-19 | SLB-2008-C-85460

    Amends section 19, 43, 97, 116, 119-126, 132 and 134. The amends replace the word prison with correctional.

  6. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2005 (No. 4 of 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-09-06 | SLB-2005-L-98701

  7. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 2001 (No. 5 of 2001). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-08-28 | SLB-2001-L-98700

  8. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    The Constitution (Amendment) Act (No. 2 of 2001). - Act-on-line

    Adoption: 2001 | SLB-2001-L-71925

    Amendments concerning the granting of amnesty, pardon or immunity (sections 91(4) and new 125A).

  9. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions (Amendment) Act 1997 (No. 3 of 1997). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-06-25 | SLB-1997-L-98699

  10. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 1992 (No. 10 of 1992). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1992-12-16 | SLB-1992-C-45340

    Amends provisions concerning the membership of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission.

  11. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    National Parliament Electoral Provisions Act (Cap. 87). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1980-04-03 | SLB-1980-L-98698

  12. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Solomon Islands. - The Constitution of Solomon Islands

    Adoption: 1978-07-07 | SLB-1978-C-68881

    Chapter I: The State and the Constitution
    Chapter II: Protection of the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual
    Chapter III: Citizenship
    Chapter IV: The Governor-General
    Chapter V: The Executive
    Chapter VI: The National Legislature
    Chapter VII: The Legal System
    Chapter VIII: Leadership Code
    Chapter IX: The Ombudsman
    Chapter X: Finance
    Chapter XI: Land
    Chapter XII: Provincial Government
    Chapter XIII: The Public Service
    Chapter XIV: Miscellaneous

  13. Solomon Islands - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Solomon Islands Independence Order 1978 (No. 783 of 1978).

    Adoption: 1978-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 1978-07-07 | SLB-1978-C-44008

    Solomon Islands independence is set for 7 July 1978. Existing laws shall continue to have effect until modified in accordance with the Constitution (s. 5). The Schedule provides the Constitution. Chapter I provides protection of fundamental rights and freedoms, including the protection of the freedom of expression, conscience, assembly and association, as well as protection from inhuman treatment, slavery, forced labour, and discrimination on the grounds of race and sex. Specified rights may not be derogated from during a state of emergency. Chapter III regulates citizenship; Chapter IV the functions of the Governor General; Chapter V the Executive; and Chapter VI the legislature. The legal system is established in Chapter VII. Chapter VIII provides a Leadership Code, a code of ethics for public servants. Chapter IX establishes the post of an ombudsman. Schedule 3 extends the applicability of British law unless it is in violation of the Constitution or customary law.


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